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Faint crackling from the earpiece

27th September 2014, 08:35 AM |#11  
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Yeah it's definitely got some quirks that need a software update to fix but what phone doesn't have them? It's just part of modern day technology. I still love the phone though. I'll let u know how the replacement goes...

Indeed I know this all too well..I truly believe they are getting close. Anyway. I thank you. Just dying to know. Mine is brand new. Well 2 weeks. Or less. Its always crackling. Makes me miss the m8. Lol

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7th October 2014, 03:19 AM |#12  
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Indeed I know this all too well..I truly believe they are getting close. Anyway. I thank you. Just dying to know. Mine is brand new. Well 2 weeks. Or less. Its always crackling. Makes me miss the m8. Lol

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mine does the crackling too only when the phone is on speaker; I wasn't sure if this was a defect or something that needed to be updated via software
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7th October 2014, 10:51 PM |#13  
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Indeed I know this all too well..I truly believe they are getting close. Anyway. I thank you. Just dying to know. Mine is brand new. Well 2 weeks. Or less. Its always crackling. Makes me miss the m8. Lol

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OK update... New replacement in hand since last Saturday and made numerous calls with and without the charger connected and do not hear the crackling... Definitely a faulty unit.
Take it back if it is. They may not take it right away unless they can reproduce the sound immediately. Eventually they will if u take it back and complain a second time.




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mine does the crackling too only when the phone is on speaker; I wasn't sure if this was a defect or something that needed to be updated via software

12th October 2014, 09:45 PM |#14  
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I'm getting this too. I've done the volume mod. Do you think it could be part of the problem. . I hardly ever use my phone to actually call so I'm not sure if it did this before or not.
13th October 2014, 07:53 PM |#15  
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I'm getting this too. I've done the volume mod. Do you think it could be part of the problem. . I hardly ever use my phone to actually call so I'm not sure if it did this before or not.

The crackling does not sound like a blown speaker... it sounds more like electrical noise interfering with the audio of the earpiece... I'm thinking it was a grounding issue...
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